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Highlight of Pinnacle Year: NCI Designation

“NCI centers are the crown jewels of the nation’s war on cancer, and the standards are very high. It takes years of preparation and work, with strong leadership from the university, the state, and the community. We are looking forward to the new scientific advances and therapies you will provide,” said NCI Director of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Robert Croyle, Ph.D., commenting on Sylvester’s achievement.

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Message from the Director

It’s 2020 and a global pandemic has changed everything. I have never been more inspired by the selfless dedication of everyone working together to ensure that our vulnerable cancer patients are protected while getting the treatments they need in the face of unprecedented challenges. I want to start this letter by acknowledging that and expressing my deepest gratitude.

I also welcome this opportunity to take a look back at 2019, a year in which we had much to celebrate.

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